In a first, scientists detect 'fast radio bursts' from beyond the Milky Way galaxy

Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - 18:01 in Astronomy & Space

Sifting through the heavens like prospectors panning silt for a glint of gold, astronomers say they have finally pinpointed the source of so-called fast radio bursts – brief, powerful and mysterious flashes of light. The discovery, described in a paper in Nature and two others in Astrophysical...

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